JointHealth™ express   May 22, 2020

#ArthritisAtHome summary for May 18 to 22, 2020

This week’s #ArthritisAtHome features Dr. Jasmin Ma, Michelle Bridge, Tiffany Westrich-Robertson, and Dr. Lori B. Tucker

#ArthritisAtHome summary for April 27 to May 1, 2020

#ArthritisAtHome Episode 22: 15 minutes of exercise “snacks” during COVID-19 with Dr. Jasmin Ma (Part 3 of 4)

#MotivationMonday – Dr. Jasmin Ma is a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Arthritis Research Canada. In Part 3 of a special 4-part #MotivationMonday series, Dr. Ma leads us through upbeat cardio and strengthening exercises, including bridges, dead bug exercise, shoulder rolls and arm raises. In an effort to meet the needs of a wide range of abilities, she provides movement and rest options – a choose your own exercise adventure!

#ArthritisAtHome Episode 23: Telehealth & a joint-friendly workspace during COVID-19 with Michelle Bridge

#WellnessWednesday – Michelle Bridge is an occupational therapist who works as an Advanced Clinician Practitioner in Arthritis Care (ACPAC) within Arthritis Society’s Arthritis Rehabilitation and Education Program, covering Windsor-Essex county in Ontario. In this episode, she provides tips for maximizing your telehealth appointment with an occupational therapist and information on how to set up a joint-friendly workspace at home.

#ArthritisAtHome Episode 24: World AUTOimmune and AUTOinflammatory Arthritis Day with Tiffany-Westrich-Robertson

#WellnessWednesday – Tiffany Westrich-Robertson is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of the International Foundation for Autoimmune and Autoinflammatory Arthritis (AiArthritis). In this episode, she talks about the history of the Foundation and the creation of World AUTOimmune and AUTOinflammatory Arthritis Day, which happens annually on May 20.

#ArthritisAtHome Episode 25: Living with juvenile arthritis during COVID-19 with Dr. Lori B. Tucker

#FactsFriday – Dr. Lori B. Tucker is the Director of Pediatric Resident Research Program in the Division of Rheumatology at BC Children’s Hospital. She shares insights on living with juvenile arthritis during COVID-19, the importance of continuing medication treatments and maintaining good communication with your child’s rheumatologist to determine if your child needs to visit a clinic in person.

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